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NBC
Jan 13, 2010 7:00am EST
buildings may be poorly built, matt. >> as you heard michelle kosinski tell us, american missionary jillian thorpe was pulled safely from the rubble of a collapsed building in port-au-prince. her husband, frank thorpe jr., who happened to be an intern with us here on "today," helped with that rescue and also is with us by phone. frank, good morning to you. >> good morning, matt. >> just talk to me about this. i know you were several hours away from port-au-prince when the quake struck. you knew that jillian was in the capital city, perhaps in difficulty. describe your trip into the city and what you saw along the way. >> well, you know, we were walking around about 100 miles north of port-au-prince, and we felt the earthquake, but it was just a smaller quake up there. we actually thought it was funny, but the fact was that we had no cell phone reception there, so we had no idea what was going on. but we heard a rumor that it had hit port-au-prince really hard, so we came here as soon as we could. and we got here and jillian was -- my wife and also one other person were trapped. >> was it ch
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 9:00am EST
of shelves. members of congress want hearings on the use of the known carcinogen in jewelry. six minutes past the hour. >> natalie, thank you very much. we want to get a check of the weather now. al is, as i mentioned, on his way to natalie. chris cimino is filling in. >> we have what's left of our crowd. the brave, the few hanging out here. about a year ago around this time, what's your name? >> jennifer. >> you are going to do the same thing did you last year. that's what? >> we are going on a cruise for ten days. >> cold in the northeast. good news over the next several days, okay, yeah, you heard me, we expect to see mild air work its way through the country. down south, that's our concern. it is going to be sunny the next couple of days. the search and rescue missions in haiti. it will be quite hot. temperatures in the upper 80s to 90 degrees. probably for all of the rescue workers, dehydration will become an issue with the power outage as well. water will be needed down there. that's for sure. rest of country, stormy in the west coast. mainly up against the coast of heavier
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 4:30am EST
with the weather channel forecast. >> i'm still chilly from coming in this morning. >> please help us, bill. >> sooner or later. sooner or later. good morning, everyone. that miserable story continues down there in haiti. couldn't picture a worse place for an earthquake to hit. they still hadn't rofd from the hurricanes that hit them in 2008. of course we'll have more developments on that during the day and more on the aftershocks, too. temperatures are warming up. as we said, the weather pattern is very quiet this morng. finally, florida is not as cold. 47 in miami. freeze anything gainsville and tallahassee. the damage has already been done to the crops. one area that is a little shocking this morning, north of new york city, connecticut, boston, windchill down to 1. there's not a lot of bad weather. light rain in south texas. snow showers coming across lake ontario and lake erie and rain t here in california. that about does it. temperatures are going to be pretty simple today. cold start, nice finish. temperatures 60s in north florida. 40s and some 50s in the southeast. so we're s
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
it allows us to ask who can do those things well and effectiveness really breeds leadership then who else besides chechnya is a successor. i don't think that jarret would say abu yahya is the donner 100%. there's other folks out there and by the wish to ask the questions because one thing that made bin laden bin laden is he was effective. he got stuff done. the embassy bombing of 1998 and the american response with cruise missiles raised bin laden's stature with inside afghanistan, and pushed mullah omar to give him more influence over the foreign groups operating there. so it's true, and so the answer to your question about is our attention being paid to raising his stature i would say yes, absolutely it is. we should be careful because there's lots of some ways we could go about undermining somebody might al-loki because he's written things in the past criticized, he has been -- he was declared by abdul the faisal -- ceramica arrested for prostitution krug to the eckert -- charges. speed there's a lot of things we could be talking about al-loki and from the communications standpoin
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. he is going to wear his muscle shirt tomorrow if it gets warmer. >> it is supposed to get warmer. when we say it is cold, that is nothing unusual. it will warm up over the next couple of days. a mixture of sunshine and cloud for the forecast today. high-temperature around 40 degrees. i will show you the good news in the 7 day forecast in a few minutes. >> at north avenue in druid hills, some fire action there. possible lane closures. and a water main break and icy conditions in a different area. speed sensors to show we are doing pretty good in most areas. 11 minutes this year drive time in the outer loop. here is a live view of traffic this morning. we expect delays as volume continues to build because of the closure at the curtis creek drawbridge. back to you. bonn binge in just a few hours, lawmakers will pile into the state legislature. >> lawmakers are heading to annapolis today for the opening of the 2010 legislative session. >> they want to tackle the $2 billion deficit. we have a preview. >> this is unhappy news for a lot of parents
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
today. this means that we cannot use any mae and freddie mac for a number of things that were being asked about. fannie mae and freddie mac could fund the mortgage is in a prudent manner. you could build a housing trust fund into their business so they would take a certain percentage of their income, put it into a pool, and use that to subsidize a in a controlled way. you do not have this open-ended exposure of a government guarantee. could subsidize low-income housing. you could provide essential consumer protections for or worse. i do know know what will happen with the little consumer agency but it will be poised between an industry that is trying to kill it and banking committees that have traditionally been fairly receptive to that industry. those consumer protections, if administered by fannie mae and freddie mac as government corporations, could involve changing ways of doing business, the same way in the early '70s the standardized mortgage forms. they could provide more effective borer counseling. they could provide increased foreclosures mitigation circumstances among othe
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
. >> well, thank you mayor. i want to thank those who started us off on the right foot spiritually today. i came in, rushing, through the snow from fort wayne. thanks for getting us started on the right foot and to - i'mkç thinking that's ellis 2 point 0 that did the pledge for us. thank you for the service of this mayor and his fine son to this community. i would echo the esteem and the friendship - mr. mayor. thank you for making us so welcome here. we appreciate your leadership in the community every day. welcome all. this is our first town hall meeting in bluffton this year. - that i'm very grateful to the die the hard people of wells country and in particularly those that drove some distance, that made an effort to the be here today through in clement weather. i want to apologize for my tardiness. i'm particularly impressed at the size and dimensioned of the crowd given the difficulty we're facing on the roads today. if this is your first town hall meeting, let me welcome you. as some of you received in the mail, we sent out a report and throughout my nine years we've done town hal
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 2:00am EST
as of this time. they are minding their manners in pakistan. they are using it as a sanctuary. . . is that your question? >> there is increasing evidence if you want to break it down of the and working together, so i did not know if one girl -- one goal is to focus on -- you are saying we have to get rid of -- >> it is very clear one goal is to help pakistan understand the taliban threat is real and to take action against the afghan taliban in pakistan korean -- pakistan kerrigan -- in pakistan. i do not believe they have moved to the point. frankly, i believe it is the source of conjecture among many people us to when they will begin taking action against the afghan taliban. >> i agree with everything mike said and would add one point. i think to the extent of both pakistan and afghanistan believe we're going to be your and not begin to exit in 2011, the attractiveness of ignoring the afghan taliban in pakistan goes down. >> i wonder if you could tell us to the general was. >> i will tell you that we ask the question of the detainee issue, and i think it is not in any way to
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 7:30am EST
have investigated this issue, and rightfully it is asked of us why the turbine is not working when it was delivered at a greater cost in terms of lives, in terms of effort to do so. the issue here is the other sources of power have been back and forth, the areas that were supposed to be served that it is still our intention that that turbine be used to create our business that on economic advancement. >> ethics teenage being sent to a sensitive residential area by ethics counsel without any consultation whatsoever. they are terrorizing residents and elderly frail people and businesses with extreme and behavior. does he agree that people should always be consulted and the location of the establishment should be very sensitive and carefully considered and counselors should be ashamed of putting it there? >> well, no one should be suffered to suffer from antisocial behavior and that is why we have great neighborhood policing units that have a responsibility for antisocial behavior as well as for dealing with crime. is why also we are targeting those families that he is mentioning whose l
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 5:00am EST
. we'll have increasing clouds saturday night. could be a storm system affecting us on sunday and into the first part of next week. we'll take a look at that coming up in a few minutes. now we check the traffic on this wednesday morning. ashley linder, how is it oking? >> starting off with the view out of silver spring. looking at university boulevard shut down between seek lane and carroll avenue south of piney branch. that's due to water main work. elsewhere around town, out of springfield, volume very light at this point in time as you travel 270 southbound, no problems to report right now. you're rolling full steam ahead as you make your way out of frederick towards the capital beltway. no problems to report. overnight construction is a thing of the past. joe and eun, bark to you. >> thanks, very much, ashley. >>> the u.s. is vowing to help haiti in the aftermath of yesterday's massive earthquake. the magnitude 7.0 quake devastated the island nation, damage pg or destroying thousands of buildings. it's still not clear how many people were killed or injured, but some prediction
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 2:00am EST
they will be receiving instruction online. when they are receiving instruction online using technology there will be fewer teachers involved. the opportunity here is not only economic, fewer teachers, but it's also possible to optimize the next. let's say i do very well with technology. i can do for that. laissez iphone with a particular subject better with technology or better with teachers that you can optimize the mix of kids are getting what they need and what ever mix is appropriate. whether it's technology or teacher based. there are all kinds of things that technology can be superb for pick it can accelerate, remediate. it can do with the whole problem of extraction not being able to be customized to the individual mics ofhe took his. hybrid schools. this is where it gets impressive that if you take a simple model of a hybrid school and use a six-hour day, let's assume that in case 25, kids are receiving one hour, just one hour instruction online. and while they're receiving that instruction, rather than being supervised by a teacher, by the way, is not now doing instruction, th
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